The Institute of Materials Engineering, Department Materials for Electronics (Prof. Dr. Peter Schaaf), at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, invites applications for a Faculty Position (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit). The preferred starting date is September 1, 2009. The initial appointment is for three years and a prolongation is foreseen. The salary follows the German public service scheme (A13 ThürBesG) and is quite attractive. The position is meant for further scientific and academic qualification (Habilitation).
The Institute is seeking an active researcher with a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Material Physics, or similar fields. The successful candidate should represent the field in research and teaching. The research should focus on modern materials in electronics and information technology, nanotechnology, or micromechanics. The candidate will be also cooperating with the interdisciplinary Institute of Micro and Nanotechnologies as well as the Institute of Materials Engineering. Both institutes provide excellent facilities and possibilities for cooperation. The department houses powerful electron microscopes, x-ray analytics, and scanning probes with appropriate sample preparation techniques, including an FIB.
Desired qualifications include a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Physics, Electronics, or similar fields, extended knowledge and experience in materials science, measurement, analysis, and technical applications, the ability to guide research assistants and associates, the ability to work independently, but also be part of a team, good knowledge of English (knowledge of German or readiness of learning German is a plus), and readiness to perform administrative tasks.
Please send your application with the usual documents (application, CV, certificates, references, list of publications, research ideas) mentioning the code xx/2009 by mail to the address given below or by email to <email@example.com>. Deadline is July 1, 2009.
Technische Universität Ilmenau
Dezernat für Personalangelegenheiten
PF 10 05 65
For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Peter Schaaf at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.